Lung cancer mortality in aluminum reduction plant workers.

  title={Lung cancer mortality in aluminum reduction plant workers.},
  author={Graham W. Gibbs and I. M. Horowitz},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  volume={21 5},
The lung cancer mortaltiy of 5406 men (cohort 1) employed at one aluminum smelter on January 1, 1950, and of 485 men employed at a second plant (cohort 2) on January 1, 1951, is reported. For each man, the total number of years of exposure to tars, number of years since first exposure to tars and an index of exposure to tars expressed in tar-years were calculated. More than 99% of the men in the first cohort and just less than 98% of the men in the second cohort were traced. As of December 31… CONTINUE READING
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